Astronomy Week

01 - 07 June 2020

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Join us on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram channels for lessons, craft sessions, videos, competitions and LIVE sessions throughout the week.

This week we have a penumbral lunar eclipse, a Strawberry Moon and waning gibbous moon, so time to look to the night sky.

Discover what you can see from your garden tonight, what to look for, how to spot satellites and how you can get involved in #CitizenScience that can help astronomers understand more.


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#AstronomyWeek Art Challenge

Get your paints, colouring pencils, crayons or felt tips out and join us to colour in our templates and learn more about space telescopes.

Download Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory

Download XMM Newton

Download Hisaki

Download Hubble Space Telescope

Download James Webb Space Telescope

Download Cosmic Background Explorer

Download Lovell Telescope